Source: The Mercury, 20 March, 2001, p.11


Holidays at home appeal

 A THIRD of Tasmanians are
choosing to holiday in their
own back yard a national
tourism survey has found.
	The See Australia - study
found 34 per cent of
Tasmanians had taken their
last holiday in Tasmania.
	The study, which
surveyed more than 2000
people across the nation,
also found that most of the
other Tasmanians liked to
travel to the eastern states of
Australia with one in four
choosing Queensland as
their holiday destination.
	Asked where they would
most like to holiday, 39 per
cent opted for Western
Australia 23 per cent
choosing Perth.
	The Northern Territory
was chosen by 23 per cent
and 15 per cent chose South
Australia.


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